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From the Simple Woman's Daybook . . . I am starting this to get back into a rhythm. I felt that we were in such a good rhythm before. We got off track while concerned about Andrew and now that all is well and we had a wonderful Christmas, I am determined to get back to a natural rhythm of life.

FOR TODAY December 30th ...

Outside my window...
It is sunny and nice. Cool, but a beautiful day!

I am thinking...
I am so happy to be home. We had a great Christmas in Buffalo, but life is easier in your own home!

I am thankful for...
My parents' generosity in opening their house to our busy family for Christmas. It was nice to feel taken care of and not worry about cooking!!

From the learning rooms...
We are taking a break from school right now, but still reading a bunch of books!

From the kitchen...
We are going out to dinner tonight! I am planning the meals for the rest of the week: Spilt pea soup, roasted chicken, beef barley soup.

I am wearing...
A blue/gray soft shirt and black yoga pants

I am creating...
A new blog!! Crazy, I know, but I have had something on my heart for a while. The blog will be informational. Right now I am gathering information, contacting companies. Hopefully I will launch it in February! I am excited about it.

I am going...
Grocery shopping today.

I am reading...
Too many web sites about product information. Research, research, research. I am also reading The Love Dare (and doing it too!), Real Learning, and Starting an Online Business for Dummies.

I am hoping...
To get back into a daily rhythm, and to get our projects done before Pete goes back to work.

I am hearing...
J and K playing with Duplos

Around the house...
A is sleeping. Pete is reading and J and K are playing.

One of my favorite things...
Having Pete home on vacation.

A few plans for the rest of the week:
Setting up the back room and cleaning it out. Finishing the budget for the year. Getting ready to go back to school next week.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
Generations (Andrew with Great Grandpa and my Aunt and with Babcia (Great grandma)


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